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Our Editor at Large sticks up for Joey Barton, and sticks it to the hypocrites happy to hand over football to booze and betting firms

The problem is that these days, it’s not the physical danger that usually brings about a fear – or panic attack – but an emotional one.

I can remember a time when young people were fired by a righteous anger. Now that they are so cosseted by mainstream culture, the flame has gone out

There have been various proposals for “neutral” international languages to help countries to get along, but politics always get in the way

Filming has started on a movie which aims to persuade Leave voters to change their minds on Brexit.

It seems barely a month goes by without a European city celebrating cinema in a big way. We consider the essential film festivals for 2017

Nowhere does Easter quite like Seville. But could the city’s incredible spectacle begin to fade?

It is a tiny country, known for its opaque financial affairs and low tax rates but Luxembourg has become an unlikely contender in the space race

2017 marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The Soviet Union which emerged from it may be in the dustbin of history, but we are still living in the long shadow of the events of 1917

Could you describe Brexit in one word? It’s difficult, but we headed out to meet the people and find out if they could summarise the whole debacle in one word...

The US and Russia endured very different years between the two world wars. But for both, these were troubled times when art helped shape great social change.

The latest film version of the classic tale is said to be infused with a feminist message. But the story’s French roots, and the tragedy from which it was woven, show the feminist aspects of the tale really are as old as time

You don’t have to be a rabid Brexiteer to feel a patriotic glow at the thought of tea, jam and fish-and-chips. But these and many other items are not quite so quintessentially British as they may seem

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*Full disclosure* whilst waving a copy of the anti-Brexit newspaper in Nigel Farage’s face

By now, everyone has heard of Hygge, right? These 60 European words with no English equivalent will excite wordsmiths and fans of unusual phrases

With effortless charm, a rapier wit and a champagne flute in his hand Noel Coward was a quintessentially English figure. Here theatre director Matthew Townsend explores the woman behind the man, his brush with the Nazis and the impressive legacy he left

In what could be a perfect metaphor for the chaos unleashed by Brexit, the future of the British Isles’ minority languages has been thrown into doubt by the decision to leave the EU.

There are few ways to relax that are more European than a trip to a spa. But there are also few things more fraught with potential embarrassment. Here, we provide a guide to the etiquette expected

Why are we obsessed with the nightmarish alternative history of what would have happened if the Nazis had won?

Forget Harry Potter mania - fan fever for Goethe’s tragic hero Werther was blamed for copycat tragedies and popularising yellow trousers

The enduring appeal of the Norse gods and their grandly tragic, absurdly comic, strangely moving tales

ason Williamson is one half of the Sleaford Mods – probably Britain’s most political band, and certainly its angriest. And there is little that makes him as angry as Brexit. Here, he takes aim at Leavers, trolls and much more

From brown shoes to foreign lorry drivers, computers to oral sex, the list is as varied as it is perplexing

The latest production at the National Theatre is a Brexit-inspired play based on a national conversation sparked by the referendum.

The world’s most famous Frenchman, a racist hangover of colonialism, the anti-Peter Pan, or simply a very dapper, fun-loving elephant?

Art no longer has to be hung in stuffy galleries and gazed upon in silence – the streets rule now. Here is The New European’s guide to Europe’s street art hotspots

Just who are the wealthiest people in Europe? We found out how much they’re worth

These top chefs shared how lesser known European dishes and ingredients have inspired their own work

Do you know your cucks from your libtards? Here is The New European’s guide to the baffling online jargon of the alt-right

The Beckileaks scandal has opened a door on the hidden world of celebrity, and Brand Beckham in particular

Henrik Ibsen is credited with creating modern theatre. He did so by asking questions we’re still trying to answer

The English might claim their language is clear and straightforward, and mock the complexities of others. But when it comes to opacity, it is English which leads the way

A look ahead to what will be a big – possibly the biggest yet – year for books from and around the continent

Why are you in the UK? 11 EU citizens share their experiences (good and bad) of living in Brexit Britain

Frustrated by the inadequacies and inflexibility of their mother tongue, the French increasingly turn to English to make up for its shortcomings

The powerful television show that might just make a difference

Our attitude to celebrities has got to change – for their sake, as well as ours, says former tabloid journo and celeb hunter

As the first post-Brexit Burns Night looms, Hardeep Singh Kohli finds himself rekindling the Auld Alliance

Think the north London, Merseyside or even the notorious Old Firm derbies are the pinnacle of footballing rivalries? Europe’s football hooligan clashes will shock you

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